Useful Links

A list of websites containing relevant information about pollinators, biodiversity research in urban habitats and pollinator-friendly gardening.

UK Insect Pollinators Initiative

UK Insect Pollinator Initiative website

AgriLand project

Bee Disease Modelling Project Bee Base website

Pollinator Strategies and Action Plans

Defra's National Pollinator Strategy

Defra's Bees' Needs website

Welsh Government Action Plan for Pollinators

Wales Pollinator Taskforce


Bees Wasps and Ants Recording Society

Butterfly Conservation

Bumblebee Conservation Trust


UK Moths

Dipterists Forum

Hoverfly Recording Scheme

Status and Trends of European Pollinators (STEP project)

Amateur Entomologists’ Society Key to adult insects

Urban biodiversity research projects

BiodiverCity project

Biodiversity in Urban Gardens in Sheffield (BUGS)

URBES project

Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER

Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER

Urban Bees

LAWN project, Sweden

Urban BESS

Bee campaigns

B-lines (Buglife)

Plan Bee (Co-operative)

Bee Lovely (Neal’s Yard)

Bee Cause (Friends of the Earth)

Bee Friendly (B&Q)

Waitrose Bee friendly

Sainsbury's Bee Happy

Plants and seeds

Royal Horticultural Society - Plants for Pollinators

Rigby Taylor


Flora Locale


Pictorial Meadows

Wildlife gardening

Wild About Gardens

Big Wildlife Garden

Wildlife Gardening Forum

RSPB Gardening Advice


Wildlife Gardening with Jenny Steel

Gardening for Champions

Other great projects

Feed Bristol, Avon Wildlife Trust food growing project in urban Bristol

River of Flowers

Online recording

National Biodiversity Network (NBN)